This name is a synonym of Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 17805611) with original publication details: Handb. Med.-Pharm. Bot. 2: 418 1831.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-17805611.